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Document ID (ISN)34614
CIS number 80-2060
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Conynck
Title Manual handling accidents and falls from height in the printing and bookbinding industry
Original title Les accidents de manutention manuelle et de dénivellation dans l'industrie du livre. [in French]
Bibliographic information Caisse régionale d'assurance maladie du Nord de la France, 11 boulevard Vauban, Boîte postale 3008, 59014 Lille Cedex, France, 9 Oct. 1979. 21p. Illus. Gratis.
Abstract Communication to the Joint Regional Technical Committee for the Chemicals Industry (Comité technique régional des industries chimiques), Lille, France. Contents: machines used in the book industry (printing machines, presses, cutting machines, waste paper processing machines); statistics of manual handling accidents and falls from heights; causes and prevention of manual handling accidents (preparatory work on production machinery; feeding sheets or webs into machines; handling of finished products and waste materials); causes and prevention of falls (stairways, storage premises, workplace floorboards, access to overhead parts of machines, fixed ladders, overhead walkways).
Descriptors (primary) falls of persons; manual handling; printing industry
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; France; access to workplaces; stairs; statistical aspects; presses; shearing and cutting; manual feed; waste disposal; maintenance and repair
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry